The Shelby Republican
William H. Server, died at his home, three miles east of the city,
at three a.m. Tuesday, April 17, of cancer, after an illness of seven months.
He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania November 16, 1824. He was married to Eliza
Wolters, by whom he had six children. He came to Shelby county, Indiana in
1885. His first wife having died, he was married in 1886 to Margaret Zell,
who with three daughters, survive him. His daughters are Mrs. J. S. Davis,
of Indianapolis; Miss Frances Server, of Vevay, and Miss Rella
Server, of Indianapolis. He was living in Jefferson County, Indiana, when
Lincoln made his call for volunteers and he enlisted August 30, 1862, at
Madison in Co. G. 82nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and served three years.
Himself and wife were honored members of the Ripple, or Union M.E. Church
where his funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, Rev.
John Palsor officiating. The interment will be under the auspices of Dumont
Post No. 18 G.A.R., of this city, of which he was a member. The cortege will
leave the house at 1 p.m., in charge of Edwards & Hageman.
Friday April 20, 1900
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CAPTAIN W. H. SERVER
The Old Soldier and Patriot
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